Monday, November 28, 2005

AudioStoa 12

This week's program features a reading from Book 1, Chapter 12 of Epictetus' Discourses, entitled "Of Contentment", a wonderful diatribe against, well, whining. You may download the episode here.

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

AudioStoa 11

This week's episode features an aptly-themed (for our American friends who are celebrating Thanksgiving, at least) reading from Book 1, Chapter 11 of Epictetus' Discourses, entitled "Of Family Affection". You may download the episode here.

Monday, November 14, 2005

AudioStoa 10

This week's episode features a small introduction, readings from Bk. 1, Chap. 10 of Epictetus' Discourses entitled "Against those who eagerly seek preferment at Rome" as well a personal anecdote of an unexpected encounter with Stoicism. You may download the episode here.

Monday, November 07, 2005

AudioStoa 9

This week's episode features readings from Book 1, Chapter 9 of Epictetus' Discourses, entitled "How from the fact that we are akin to God may a man proceed to the consequences." You may download the episode here.

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

AudioStoa 8

This week's program features readings from Book 1, Chapter 8 of Epictetus' Discourses, entitled "That the faculties are not safe to the uninstructed." In this discourse, Epictetus is arguing for the priority of the moral training (and the proper logical training it presupposes) to any other kind of endeavor. You may download the episode here.